Hotel Reviews

Movie Manor in Monte Vista, Colorado

A "One-of-a-Kind" Experience

Motel Overview

Sometimes, you want a hotel with all the bells and whistles.  Sometimes you want pristine luxury and amenities galore. However, sometimes along your path to luxury, you may stumble upon a quirky gem that gives you what you want, even though you may not have known you wanted it!  This is where the Movie Manor in Monte Vista, Colorado comes in.

The Movie Manor is part of the Best Western Hotel brand. It is an older hotel (first opened in 1965) and has gone through several renovations throughout the years. We found the staff to be super friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and comfortable, with some true vintage touches.

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Clean bathrooms!
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Comfortable Rooms

Motel Amenities

Now, the BEST part about this hotel is that it is also a drive-in movie theater! This is a one-of-a-kind motel! You can park your car in front of the screen for all the nostalgic perks of watching a movie from your car, or you can put on your jammies and watch the movie from the convenience of your room. We voted jammies!!

You can buy snacks at the motel, but we packed our favorite popcorn, sweets, and wine for the show. We cuddled up and enjoyed watching Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (great movie, by the way)!

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The view from our room
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Snack shack
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Our movie snacks!

Of course, SP thought this was super cool but even my husband and I thought it was pretty darn cool too. How often do you get to achieve a perk with a necessity?  We had to have a place to sleep the night during our travels and this just happened to come with three free tickets to a first-run movie. SCORE!

The next morning, we grabbed a bit of the included breakfast. It was your standard included hotel breakfast, with waffles, eggs, assorted breads, cereals, oatmeal, and yogurt. Everything you needed to get you going for the day.

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Breakfast area

This motel is a must visit stop for anyone traveling to southern Colorado. I can guarantee that the Movie Manor is sure to add a memorable moment to any road trip.

If planning a trip to SW Colorado, then you must check out the Movie Manor! First-run movies included in the price of your stay!

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